KCK Board Announces Names of Finalists for Superintendent of Schools

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education will interview the following individuals this week for superintendent: Dr. Jayson Strickland, deputy superintendent for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, and Dr. Charles Foust, chief school performance officer for Union County Public Schools.

The Meet-and-Greet sessions will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the board room at the Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, June 20 – Meet finalist Dr. Jayson Strickland
  • Thursday, June 21 – Meet finalist Dr. Charles Foust

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Click here to download the English Meet-and-Greet FlyerHaga clic aqui para descargar la version en Español.

Notice - Time and Place of Special Meetings - June 20 and June 21, 2018

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Two special meetings of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education are hereby called for on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, and Thursday, June 21, 2018, both at 6:15 p.m., at the KCKPS Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

In addition to regular business itemized in the published agendas, the Board shall recess to executive session to interview one candidate per meeting for the position of Superintendent pursuant to the exception for Non-elected Personnel under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.


Students Have an Opportunity to Earn a Degree in 3 Years at the KU Edwards Campus

Degree in 3 4Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is among 10 education institutions in the Kansas City metropolitan area joining forces across the state line, enabling students to earn a bachelor’s degree in only three years at the KU Edwards Campus through a new program called “Degree in 3.” Click DegreeIn3 for more details.  Read More


KCKPS Community Academy Gives Public Greater Understanding of the Operation and Initiatives of the School District

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 

Are you interested in learning about our outstanding students, rigorous curriculum, highly-touted initiatives and the dedicated staff of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools? The newly created KCKPS Community Academy is for you. Read More

Summer Meal Sites

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Summer Meal Program sites are open. These meals are free of charge and available for the following individuals of the community:

  • Children ages 1-18
  • Anyone over the age of 18 with a disability
  • Adults who accompany a participating child

An updated list of summer sites can be found at our website, www.kckcafe.com, under the Summer Meals section.


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Nominations Sought for Reasons to Believe Alumni Honor Roll

Posted Thursday, May 31, 2018

reasons logo2Do you know of someone who graduated from Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools that is a Reason to Believe? These are individuals whose accomplishments showcase their incredible skills and life stories, highlighting their perseverance, hard work and dedication. Their qualities exemplify to all of us why they are Reasons to Believe and inspirations to many. Nominations are open for the 2018 Reasons to Believe Alumni Honor Roll for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Read More



Congratulations to All of Our Graduates!

Posted Thursday, May 31, 2018

Congratulations to all of our graduates of the Class of 2018! Below are links to photos from all of our graduations for you to download.

500 Reach
Fairfax Learning Center
Gateway to College
J.C. Harmon High
F.L. Schlagle High
Sumner Academy
Washington High
Wyandotte High


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Dr. Lane Says Thank You!

Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Dr. Lane’s latest blog is a video focused on thanking teachers, administrators and staff for their incredible work each day to provide students a quality eduation throughout their academic experience with Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS). The video also casts a wonderful spotlight on some of the outstanding work and accomplishments of KCKPS students involved with Diploma+, Literacy Festival, math relays, robotics, partnership organizations and academic programs during this recent school year. 

We truly have a lot to be proud of at KCKPS. Our story is a powerful one that shows what is possible when we work together. We are better together!

Enjoy this video and help us spread the word about the public school excellence of KCKPS!

Dr. Lane is retiring from KCKPS at the end of June.

2018 Wyandotte County Back to School Fair

Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018



New KCKPS School Bond Report Newsletter Available

KCKPSBONDREPORTwebrev thumbPosted Thursday, May 10, 2018

Check out The KCKPS School Bond Reporta new newsletter created by the construction partner for our bond projects, JE Dunn Construction. The newsletter outlines minority, women and local business enterprise project participation numbers to date, a spotlight on KCKPS student Rickie Bowie who is receiving hands-on experience by interning at the company, and much more. 

Click here to see all the articles in this first issue or visit bond.kckps.org.